Austrian physician; born May 6, 1856, at Freiberg in Moravia. He received his education at the University of Vienna, where he was graduated as M.D. in 1881. He was admitted to the University of Vienna as privat-docent in 1885. From 1885 to 1886 he attended the lectures of Charcot at Paris, and, returning to Vienna, became a specialist of neuropathy. In 1903 he received the honorary title of professor from the university. Freud has published various medical works, especially on histology, anatomy of the brain, and nervous diseases, the most noteworthy being: "Ueber Coca," 1884; "Zur Auffassung der Aphasien," 1891; and, together with J. Breuer, "Studien über Hysterie," 1895.
- Pagel, Biographisches Lexikon, s.v.